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Nomenclature and overview of the human immunoglobulin genes

Editors: Marie-Paule Lefranc and Gérard Lefranc (Université de Montpellier, CNRS, Montpellier, France).

TO CONSULT:
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Figure 4. Representation of an immunoglobulin

V: variable domain; CH1, CH2, CH3: constant domain.
The C-REGIONs, shown in red and blue for better view, are identical.
The V-D-J-REGIONs are shown in green (V) and yellow (D-J).

heavy chain carbohydrates
light chain

The corresponding PDB (Protein Data Bank) format file is from Mike's immunoglobulin structure function site.

Created:
11/06/2001
Last updated:
20/01/2020
Authors:
Elodie Foulquier and Marie-Paule Lefranc
Editor:
Chantal Ginestoux